North Dorset

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North Dorset District
North Dorset
Shown within Dorset
Geography
Status:District
Region:South West England
Admin. County:Dorset
Area:
- Total
Ranked 74th
609.22 km²
Admin. HQ:Blandford Forum
ONS code:19UE
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 319th
64,004
105 / km²
Ethnicity:98.6% White
Politics
North Dorset District Council
http://www.north-dorset.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Conservative + Independent
MP:Robert Walter

North Dorset is a local government district and parliamentry constituency in Dorset, England. It is laregely rural, but includes the towns of Blandford Forum, Gillingham, Shaftesbury, Stalbridge and Sturminster Newton. Much of North Dorset is in the River Stour valley and is called the Blackmore Vale. The economy of North Dorset is largely dairy agriculture based.

At the 2001 UK census North Dorset had a population of 61,905, a rise of 8,300 from 1991, with 25,248 households.

Settlements

Towns with a population over 2,500 are in bold.

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Districts of England - South West England Flag of England

Bath and North East Somerset | Bournemouth | Bristol | Caradon | Carrick | Cheltenham | Christchurch | Cotswold | East Devon | East Dorset | Exeter | Forest of Dean | Gloucester | Isles of Scilly | Kennet | Kerrier | Mendip | Mid Devon | North Cornwall | North Devon | North Dorset | North Somerset | North Wiltshire | Penwith | Plymouth | Poole | Purbeck | Restormel | Salisbury | Sedgemoor | South Gloucestershire | South Hams | South Somerset | Stroud | Swindon | Taunton Deane | Teignbridge | Tewkesbury | Torbay | Torridge | West Devon | West Dorset | West Somerset | West Wiltshire | Weymouth and Portland

Administrative counties with multiple districts: Cornwall - Devon - Dorset - Gloucestershire - Somerset - Wiltshire


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